Cadieux Cafe
No, our waitstaff does not dress like this.
Cadieux Cafe
Good Fun! Good Food! Good Beer!
Featherbowling, steamed mussels, more than a dozen beers from the Cadieux Cafe, as the bumper sticker on the wall says, "It's Beautiful To Be Belgian." Since its days as a Prohibition-era speakeasy, the Cadieux Cafe has been a social hub for metro Detroit's Belgian population. Flemish culture flourishes at the Cadieux, which is or has been the unofficial headquarters for an array of clubs promoting pastimes from across the pond, including pigeon racing, archery, bicycling, darts and, of course, feather bowling. The Michigan Traditional Arts Program awarded the Cadieux the Michigan Heritage Award for "continuing family and community cultural traditions with excellence and authenticity."

The Cadieux Cafe has been owned by the Devos family since the '60s, with a new generation taking over 10 years ago. They've been careful to maintain the place's old-world charm and traditions, but they've also made it more accessible to the masses -- particularly the 21-35 year-old demographic -- by bringing in live musical acts and staying open until 2 a.m. daily. It's still beautiful to be Belgian at the Cadieux Cafe, but you're more than welcome to pretend.

drawing by T.Sherry

Reservations for dinner are accepted for groups of eight or more. To reserve featherbowling lanes, please reserve your time in advance by phone: 313 882 8560

We accept MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express. Oh, and cash too.

Belgium info

Cadieux Cafe was featured on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations on the Travel Channel, Monday, July 27th, 2009.

Here's part of the segment, courtesy of Travel Channel TV:

4300 Cadieux Rd.
< between Mack
and Warren >
Detroit MI 48224
Phone: 313 882 8560
Fax: 313 882 6832

Sun: 2 pm - 10 pm The bar closes at 10pm.
Mon-Thu: 4 pm - 11 pm
Fri & Sat: 4 pm - mid

the bar is open until
2 am every night

late-night menu
served until 1:30 am

Mussel Madness
All you can eat $19.95


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